Our key tasks

We are primarily tasked with providing power transmission services, system services and facilitating the energy market. Our core tasks follow from our appointment as grid operator under the Dutch 'Elektriciteitswet' (E-wet) and the German 'Energiewirtschaftsgesetz' (EnWG).

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Innovation

TenneT presents Hub and Spoke concept for large scale wind energy on the North Sea.

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Our grid

TenneT manages the high-voltage grid in the Netherlands and large parts of Germany. TenneT transmits electricity at 110,000 volts (110 kV) and higher. With around 23,500 kilometres of high-voltage lines, we cross borders and connect countries.

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Grid maps

Maps of our onshore and offshore high-voltage grid.

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Electricity market

The energy sector is developing rapidly. The process of European market integration began some years ago. Its purpose is to create a single European market that enables market parties to trade gas and electricity across national borders easily and efficiently.

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Transparency data

We provide transparency data on our operations on our Dutch and German transparency page and on ENTSO-E. 

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E-Insights

Our vision is to be one of the most transparent Transmission System Operators (TSO) in Europe and thereby creating value for society. In this Energy Insights section we present selected energy related topics and show data, information and valuable insights. 

E-Insights

E-Insights

Facts & figures related to TenneT facilitating the market can be found here.

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Company

TenneT is a leading European electricity transmission system operator (TSO), with activities in the Netherlands and in Germany. We strive to ensure a reliable and uninterrupted supply of electricity in our high-voltage grid for some 42 million people.

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News

All press releases and updates.

Power Transmission System Operators are working full speed and across borders to keep the light on in Europe and to restart an ever greener economy

04/22/2020 10:00:00 AM News

The Electricity Transmission System Operators of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland are regularly coordinating their efforts to do the utmost to limit the…

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TenneT develops innovative submarine cable with suppliers

04/20/2020 08:20:10 AM News Innovation

Forty percent of the Netherlands’ electricity will come from offshore wind farms by 2030. TenneT will realise the grid connections for these wind farms. Alongside the eight 0.7 Gigawatts (GW) AC grid…

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Vattenfall and TenneT sign agreement for Hollandse Kust Zuid 3 & 4 offshore grid connection

04/17/2020 10:27:07 AM News

Vattenfall and TenneT have signed an agreement for the offshore grid connection for wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid 3&4, marking a key milestone for this project. Last year, both parties also signed an…

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SIDC: Record Months and Welcoming New Members

04/02/2020 08:20:13 AM News

The Nominated Electricity Market Operators (NEMOs) and Transmission System Operators (TSOs) involved in the European Single Intraday Coupling (SIDC – formerly known as XBID) are pleased to announce…

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Sail out power socket to the Borssele wind energy area

03/31/2020 10:51:54 AM News Innovation

A crane vessel will place the topside on top of the substructure (jacket) in this week. The superstructure (topside) consists of three interior levels (main deck, utility deck, control deck) and an…

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3,650-tonne power socket ready for sea voyage to the Borssele wind energy area

03/20/2020 08:30:00 AM News

Grid transformer platform to be sailed out to sea on 22 March 2020. Grid transformer platform to be sailed out to sea on 22 March 2020. The superstructure (topside) of TenneT's offshore transformer…

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